I Wish I Knew That: Science: Cool Stuff You Need to Know

I Wish I Knew That: Science: Cool Stuff You Need to Know

by Rachel Byard Garcia


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I Wish I Knew That: Science: Cool Stuff You Need to Know by Rachel Byard Garcia

I Wish I Knew That: Science covers all the science basics, from biology to zoology, offering kids an entertaining introduction to the fundamentals. Experiments that you can do at home accompany each chapter!

Why does matter matter? What makes the earth quake? Why does the moon shine? With I Wish I Knew That: Science, kids will learn the answers to hundreds of fascinating questions, alongside lighthearted illustrations and a bunch of experiments to make learning fun. Inside kids will find out everything they need to know about:

  • Humans
  • Animals
  • Earth
  • Weather and Climate
  • Technology
  • Space
  • Chemistry
Includes over 100 engaging illustrations!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606524244
Publisher: Reader's Digest
Publication date: 02/02/2012
Series: Cool Stuff You Need to Know Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.28(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Christopher W. Davis is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Reader's Digest, Discovery Channel Magazine and Popular Mechanics. He was coauthor of U.S. News & World Report’s award-winning series “The Human Body” and named Aerospace Journalist of the Year in 2005 by the Royal Aeronautical Society. The former founding editor-in-chief of wisecity.com, he has also written for Highlights for Children and Reader's Digest Young Families. He lives outside of New York City with his family.

Rachel Byard Garcia has a M.A.T. from Cornell University, an M.F.S. from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and a B.S. in Natural Resources from Cornell. As a volunteer at Cornell Center for Materials Research, she worked with children on various science-enrichment activities ,such as building crystal radios, electrochemical reactions, and making cross-linked polymers. She lives in Gambier, Ohio.

Andrew Pinder initially studied archaeology, and worked as an archaeologist and prehistorian, directing excavations and producing illustrations for museums, books and specialist publications. When he moved to Mallorca he began to work as an illustrator, painter and muralist.? He has had numerous one man exhibitions on Mallorca and has work in various public and private collections. As an illustrator he has worked on more than twenty books, mainly for children, in Catalan, Spanish and English.

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